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Greystones Harbour and Marina News
The yacht was towed to Greystones harbour using the RNLI's new towing equipment
Shortly after 11 pm this Saturday evening, Wicklow RNLI volunteers were assembling at the lifeboat Station following a Coast Guard pager alert. Ten minutes later at 11:13 pm Wicklow RNLI all-weather lifeboat slipped its moorings at the south quay and…
The Leyton Ocean 50 – Pam Lee took her to 32 knots
While the Figaro fleet in Concarneau were watching the meteorological scenario go down the tubes as the start time for their Transatlantic Race approached, further south in the Bay of Biscay, at La Trinite sur Mer, Round Ireland Two-Handed record-holder…
Dun Laoghaire and Greystones Mixed Offshore Keelboat campaigners Kenny Rumball and Pamela Lee are competing in the Saint Hilaire-Sardinha Cup
Dun Laoghaire and Greystones Mixed Offshore Keelboat campaigners Kenny Rumball and Pamela Lee lie 18th after the first night at sea of the Saint Hilaire-Sardinha Cup, the second stage of the Sardinha Cup in France. The fleet of 21 Figaro Beneteau…
Wakame or Japanese kelp in Greystones Harbour in County Wicklow
Scientists from NUI Galway and Seasearch Ireland are asking divers and marina users to keep an eye out for Undaria pinnatifida, commonly known as Wakame or Japanese kelp. This species was first recorded in Belfast Lough, Northern Ireland in 2012,…
Wicklow RNLI lifeboat brought two fishermen to safety today after their vessel developed engine trouble six miles east of Greystones harbour. The all-weather lifeboat under the command of Coxswain Tommy McAulay was tasked by the Coast Guard at 12:15pm and…
Cllr Derek Mitchell cuts the ribbon on the new coastal park and boardwalk overlooking Greystones Marina in County Wicklow. Front row left to right: Pamela Lee, Derek Mitchell, Breege Kilkenny (Director of Planning WCC),  Back Row. Norman Lee, Frank Curran (Chief Executive WCC), Merlin Ovington (WCC)
A new coastal park and boardwalk overlooking Greystones Marina were opened last week by Cllr Derek Mitchell, Cathaoirleach of Greystones Municipal District in the presence of Frank Curran, Chief Executive of Wicklow Council Council and Pamela Lee who set the…
The rowing challenge aims to voyage from Ireland to Iceland next Spring 2021
A Greystones County Wicklow-based challenge to row from Ireland to Iceland next Spring made a preliminary call into Dun Laoghaire Harbour last week. Led by James Murray, the expedition aims to "safely get from Ireland to Iceland under human power…
Cat Hunt (left) and Pamela Lee will start record bid at the Kish lighthouse
Offshore duo Pamela Lee and Cat Hunt who have announced an October bid to set a new Female Round Ireland sailing speed record now say the record run will start from the Kish Light and not as originally indicated off…
Dinghies prepare to launch at Greystones Harbour
Taking advantage of the glorious weather and the lifting of restrictions, Greystones Sailing Club launched a fleet of 37 dinghies last Saturday, and another 18 went out last night (Thursday). This was the second week of a race training programme…
Greystones Harbour
The Office of Public Works (OPW) has applied for planning permission for a new coastguard station in Greystones Harbour — three years after plans for the Co Wicklow town were deemed ‘not viable’. Lack of funds was the reason given…
Corinthian Champions - Wicklow sailor Marshall King (left) & Ian Wilson and the Soak Racing crew
Marhall King and Ian Wilson's Soak Racing is the Corinthian UK National Champion at Royal Torbay writes Louay Habib Michael Goldfarb's Warcanoe from Seattle (USA) was the top team out of all the 35 international teams competing. Calascione & Ripard's…
ISORA competitors Tsunami (left) and Wow depart Dublin Bay on Saturday en route for Greystones in a feeder race to the County Wicklow port
After so much promise with sun-filled races towards Greystones on Saturday, as a local observer has wrily remarked, Sunday was more Factor 6 than Force 6…….Perhaps in other places, local coastal anomalies and neighbourhood weakness in tidal streams made events…
Dreamworld. The fabulous location of Greystones and its marina needs an aerial view to be fully appreciated
The problem with Greystones is that it faces the sea writes W M Nixon. Or at the very least, there isn’t a part of the north Wicklow town in which you aren’t very aware that the sea is nearby. The…
The 2019 BJ Marine sponsored Taste Of Greystones Regatta will ne held on August 25th
Greystones Sailing Club in County Wicklow believes that 'the summer that never happened' will surely kick in for its annual BJ Marine sponsored Taste Of Greystones Regatta next  Sunday, 25th at Greystones Harbour Marina. This east coast regatta has averaged…
Greystones was yesterday the site of a flotilla protest by fishermen who claim they have been shut out of the harbour since 2008
The Irish Times reports that a planned blockade of Greystones Harbour in a row over access for local fishermen was “toned down” as a meeting to discuss their issues was arranged for this coming week. Last month, it was reported…
Greystones Harbour is the focus of a protest by fishermen who argue they’ve been excluded amid recent redevelopment
Recent redevelopment of Greystones Harbour has effectively shut the fishing industry out of the Co Wicklow town, local fisherman have told The Irish Times. A group of 10 fishermen say they were promised new arrangements when the €300 million development scheme…

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